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it's tuesday, august 2nd. coming up on "early today," billionaire warren buffet challenges the donald to release the tax returns. >> i ask donald trump, have you no sense of decency, >> the donald was tight lipped about the feud but he launched fresh name calling saying bernie sanders made a deal with the devil. >> but he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. >> the number of zika cases contracted through mosquito bites climbs and u.s. health officials are sounding the alarm. security for the summer olympic games is tightening with the opening ceremonies just three days away.
2-year-old son while playing pokemon go. it's a busy tuesday. "early today" starts right now. thanks for joining us today. i'm betty nguyen. one of the world's most successful investors and a hillary clinton supporter has issued a major challenge to donald trump. warren buffet threw down the gauntlet of trump's yet to be released tax returns. >> you will learn a whole lot more about donald trump if he produces his income tax and so that's why i'd like to make him an offer. an offer i hope he can't refuse. can't release it because he's under audit. now, i've got news for him. i'm under audit too. and i would be delighted to meet him any place, any time between now and election, i'll bring my tax return, he can bring his tax
us. it is not -- there are no rules against showing your tax returns and just let people ask us questions about the items that are on there. >> buffet also hit the republican nominee hard on his very public feud with the gold star parents of a muslim american soldier killed in iraq. he went back to a statement directed at senator joe mccartney back in 1954. >> i ask donald no sense of decency sir? >> now, the khans themselves boek to lawrence o'donnell last night firing back on trump's claims that he has sacrificed in his business endeavors. >> if you asked him if he went to arlington cemetery, his answer would be i have built hotels, i have built casinos. i have filed bankruptcies, i have built big buildings. i have employed this.
that is all he can feel. he has no understanding. >> and they aren't the only military families disturbed by trump's comments. this morning's new york times, donald trump draft deferment, four forkpej one were bad feet. it details bone spurs in his heels prevented him from being drafted for the vietnam war. it was not a big problem, but it was enough of more on the fallout from his battle with khan. >> reporter: on stage, nothing new about the khans, but online, donald trump again hitting the gold star family for blitzing broadcast to make their point. the last conversation she had with her son. >> i love my soldier so i will
>> reporter: her son was also killed by an explosion in iraq. >> you know, in a way, they've already gone through the worst days of their lives. i don't think there's anything mr. trump can say to them that will be more painful. >> reporter: just one of the gold star families lining up against the gop nominee. his pocket constitution now an amazon best seller. paul ryan even posing with one in a picture posted a subtle dig, but maybe too subtle for how he and other gop leaders can keep supporting their nominee while condemning his most recent controversial comments. senator john mccain, tough words for trump, quote, the nomination is not an unfetterred license. some trying to change the topic dealing with this controversy like so many others. on his terms and his alone.
bump for hillary clinton may be doing damage to trump's campaign. a new cbs news poll shows clinton with a 7 point lead over trump following the democratic national convention, widening the gap as the candidates head into august. while trump did not address the khans yesterday he did have harsh words about his democratic rival while railing against bernie sanders for endorsing clinton. >> he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the pence who was challenged by the mother of an active duty air force sergeant. she charged trump with disrespecting the armed forces and veterans asking pence how he was able to tolerate it. she was booed by the crowd as she spoke. after ward pence claimed trump supports veterans like no other leader in my lifetime. as the final month of summer begins top u.s. health officials are giving travelers an unprecedented warning.
has identified up to 14 people infected with the zika virus believed to be through mosquito bites. the cdc is issuing a travel warning to pregnant women and their partners to avoid the affected area in miami. of the ten nearly discovered cases six showed no symptoms. health officials only discovered them during door to door urine testing. how concerned are officials that this could it's a very unusual step the cdc took to issue a travel warning for one specific neighborhood in miami. some are calling this the zika zone. this is where mosquitos are spreading the zika virus. local mosquitos, not folks getting the virus from outside the united states and coming into south florida. 14 people have contracted the
mosquito that spreads the zika virus has proved to be a worthy adversary, possibly immune to insecticide or hiding in standing water in the area. >> what we're looking at carefully is is it expanding? is there a place beyond this one-mile radius that needs to be looked at? right now that one-mile radius already is quite a buffer zone beyond the concentrated area at the center of it where there's been transmission. >> now, the cdc recommends that pregnant women who have been in that area go check with their doctor. also folks expecting to become pregnant who have been in that area should wait at least eight weeks before trying to get pregnant. the cdc says you can avoid the area altogether or use mosquito repellent. >> important information there. thank you so much. an arizona couple has been arrested after abandoning their two-year-old son so they could play pokemon go.
hour and a half that we can prove. this is nearly 10:30 at night. it's nearly 100 degrees. all he has is a diaper and tee shirt on. >> they've been charged with child neglect and endangerment. police were alerted after a neighbor called 911 after hearing the child crying outside the house. he was found red faced, sweaty and dirty. when officers called brent hung up on the deputies. >> all right. we'll move from that to this. olympic security is getting a boost from this morning's new york times. u.s. helps rio as threats rise before games. brazil and the u.s. have teamed up to identify any possible terror activity leading up to and at the olympics. american officials are training brazilians on chemical and biological attacks.
this comes as isis says they need portugese speakers. outlets have reportedly been calling for attacks at and around the olympics and with just three days to go before the opening ceremony, the question remains, is rio ready? of course we'll stay on top of that for you. in the meantime though, bill karins is here with a look at the nation's forecast heating up outside. summer is sticking around obviously. >> it is here. the mdl the best either and also flash flooding too. the thunderstorms during the day and very hot and humid. once again watching the area because columbia and st. louis, flash flooding areas, interstates 44 and right across interstate 70. the other story is the heat. we're heating it up in the central plains. dallas is going to be exceptionally hot over the next couple of days. heat advisory across little rock and st. louis is under excessive heat watch and that will turn to
the tuesday to friday time period. 103 san angelo, dallas up to 102 today. that's just the temperature, not even the heat index. the rest of the temperature gets up to the mid-90s and as far as the heat index goes, very humid down here. and that's where it could feel like 100 to 110 easily each afternoon. also some rain up around albany new york. and some showers heading to boston and in the southeast, your typical thunderstorms are carolinas. now here's a closer look at your day ahead. so the heat is on. look at once again salt lake city, what a hot summer you've had. 101 today. 98 in billings, montana and there's that heat all the way from oklahoma city to wichita, dallas all the way down into areas of south texas. 102 in dallas in the middle of the summer. >> hey, that's normal. >> if it's not that hot you're wondering what's wrong. exactly.
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street costar will reunite in the disney remake, except this time tatum will be the male version of the mermaid. picture that if you can. although some ladies might like that. right? no shirt? but i don't get the whole tail part. and stay tuned. and if you've ever hoped for a reboot of the fresh prince of bellaire, this is what will smith said during the tour. >> i don't think ever. ever. yeah, like pretty close to when hell freezes over. yeah, we're working on it. but you're right. you're right. >> i guess we'll take that as a no. i'm betty nguyen. this is "early today." arly toda" ? the sun'll come out tomorrow... ? for people with heart failure,
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demonstrators call for choi to call for review. they were armed with a petition signed by more than 7,000 people asking for a specialse to completely take over the case of philando castile whose shooting death was captured on facebook live last month. and donald trump's draft deferments, four for college, one for bad feet. donald trump says he feels guilty for not serving in vietnam and says had he been called he would have gone, but in the spring of 1968 trump's medical diagnosis of heel spurs exempted him from military service.
fallen soldier question whether he had ever sacrificed anything for his country. >> six vehicles collided on interstate 80 near a chicago suburb. that crash involved semitrailers and several other vehicles. lawyers for u.s. army sergeant bergdahl are asking to have his charges dismissed. he faces charges of desertion he walked away from his post in afghanistan only to become a prisoner of the taliban. utah firefighters rescued a four-year-old boy who accidentally trapped himself inside a gun safe at a sportsman's warehouse. they spent 15 minutes trying to open the door. the boy was finally freed when rescuers obtained a bypass code
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devil. she's the devil. >> donald trump known for demonizing hillary clinton. now he's taken to a whole new level. "today in new york" starts now. good morning everybody. 4:30 a.m. tuesday morning, august 2nd. i'm darlene rodriguez. i'm michael gargiulo. storm team 4's raphael miranda is here in for chris who has the weather headlines. raphi? >> we're still dealing with this tuesday morning. you can see on the satellite and radar picture, heavy rain well north of new york city. sullivan county, ulster county. thunder and lightning waking you up early this morning. we're almost in the clear in terms of the rain. 71 degrees outside and still on the muggy side. it gets better as the day goes on. even more sunshine by the end of the day.